Tech Career Quiz: What Tech Job Is Right For Me?

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Tech Career Quiz: What Tech Job Is Right For Me? - Quiz

No one can deny that careers in information technology are here to stay. Take this tech career quiz to determine what role you should probably pick. Tech field is attractive, lucrative, and supporting a booming industry. This quiz has been designed to help you decide which major branch of the technology industry you're most likely to enjoy. While it is no replacement for a job counselor, this quiz is based on industry statistics and research and should help point you in the direction you may find interesting. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


You May Get

Software Developer

I solve interesting problems sometimes. I live to learn and learn to live. I am an engineer, and proud of it. I like a limited scope in which to operate freely. I'm in it for the long haul. I'm out to make good money, but I don't have to be Donald Trump. I like a stable industry, but it's not mandatory. I'll pull up stakes and move if I have to. Possible jobs: programmer, database support, game developer Ideal environment: A corner cubicle My most important tool: Stacks of manuals

Blogger

I am playful and energetic. I didn't make much time for training. I am no geek, by any means. I like to explore and find stuff out. I am comfortable with earning a light living, and dabbling in many departments. Where others panic in times of change, I look forward to it. And I'm a citizen of the world. Possible jobs: reporter, analyst, corporate spokesperson Ideal environment: At a Web 2.0 conference with my laptop My most important tool: A pocketful of mobile gadgets
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What level of challenge do you like in a career?
    • A. 

      "I love pressure! I was born to compete in a dog-eat-dog world!"

    • B. 

      "I'm a creative soul, and nothing satisfies me like creative problem solving."

    • C. 

      "I'm very playful, so I need some competition to keep me interested."

    • D. 

      "By all means, throw the occasional interesting problem my way."

    • E. 

      "I'm not afraid of boredom. I know the world needs sentries."

  • 2. 
    What educational requirements can you handle for your job? 
    • A. 

      "My whole life is learning. I eat 1000-page Unix manuals for sustenance."

    • B. 

      "Oh, I love going where most fear to tread; got degrees you can't pronounce."

    • C. 

      "Yes, I love to learn. I'm always interested in something new."

    • D. 

      "Give me some training, but I'd still rather pursue my own study course."

    • E. 

      "I have a high school diploma, and consider myself lucky to have that."

  • 3. 
    How are you at engineering skills?
    • A. 

      "I'm beyond engineering, all the way to being an architect. I design whole networks in my head."

    • B. 

      "I am an engineer first of all."

    • C. 

      "I'm pedantic. I build stuff for fun."

    • D. 

      "I can work with tools, but mostly my free creative spirit drives me."

    • E. 

      "I can't operate a washing machine without asking my spouse for help."

  • 4. 
    How much freedom do you like to have in your career?
    • A. 

      "I cannot be shut in, ever. I must soar the skies or I'm not alive."

    • B. 

      "Stand back! I'll explore the territory and blaze a trail for the rest of you."

    • C. 

      "The only constraints I can handle is the specifications of what the customer wants."

    • D. 

      "I like to solve my own problems within a very narrow scope."

    • E. 

      "No freedom for me, thanks. I'll just stay in this little box."

  • 5. 
    Are you looking for a long-term position?
    • A. 

      "I want to take exactly one interview in my lifetime. The right one."

    • B. 

      "I'm here for a career, not a summer job. I'll pass up a quick reward for a long-term payoff."

    • C. 

      "Like a musician in a band, I like short gigs. Sometimes, a projects engages me."

    • D. 

      "I like short-term commitments. maybe a year here, a year there."

    • E. 

      "Heck, no. Give me freelance work. I might change my mind later."

  • 6. 
    What are your salary requirements?
    • A. 

      "I want not just serious money, but the power that comes with a high position."

    • B. 

      "I want serious money."

    • C. 

      "I'd like a decent living wage, with some potential to make it big."

    • D. 

      "Oh, I'm so busy being creative that I don't care what I get paid, as long as I eat."

    • E. 

      "Pay, shmay. I have ad revenue from my websites and my side hobbies to get me by."

  • 7. 
    How much flexibility do you need in a career?
    • A. 

      "I love chaos! I love waking up each morning not knowing if the world will change today."

    • B. 

      "If my industry doesn't revolutionize itself every five years, I get bored."

    • C. 

      "I like a steady environment, but the occasional curve ball keeps things interesting."

    • D. 

      "I need the industry I work in to be pretty much the same year-in year-out."

    • E. 

      "I'm a rock. Once I'm planted, there I stay."

  • 8. 
    How much are you willing to travel for a career?
    • A. 

      "I will go where the work is. Where I am doesn't matter at all."

    • B. 

      "I'm pretty mobile, always on the go. I love an adventure."

    • C. 

      "Oh, I have enough gypsy in me to wander occasionally."

    • D. 

      "I'm comfortable where I am, save for flying out to Vegas for a convention once."

    • E. 

      "What, me, move? Never!"

  • 9. 
    How soon do you think you'll switch jobs?
    • A. 

      Within a couple of months

    • B. 

      Half a year

    • C. 

      An year or two, tops

    • D. 

      Five years

    • E. 

      Ten years

  • 10. 
    How important is job satisfaction to you?
    • A. 

      I am neutral towards it

    • B. 

      Not very important

    • C. 

      Not important at all

    • D. 

      Very important

    • E. 

      Somewhat important

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